Report: Bucs’ Flight to Charlotte Postponed over 6 Hours Due to Mechanical Concerns
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers waited over six hours to depart for Sunday’s game in Charlotte versus the Carolina Panthers because of issues with the team aircraft, according to ESPN’s Jenna Laine.
Per Jay Glazer of Fox Sports, Tampa workers were waiting in the aircraft hangar for a 2nd airplane after being required off their initial aircraft.
Laine reported the Bucs were initially arranged to leave at 2:25 p.m. ET, however mechanical issues avoided them from removing.